The British Society for the History of Mathematics is pleased to invite submissions for its 2011-12 undergraduate essay prize. The essay, which may be on any topic within the history of mathematics, should be between 2000-2500 words. The prize is open to any person who is enrolled as an undergraduate in a UK or Irish university during the academic year 2011-12. The value of the prize will be £100, plus one year free membership of the Society.

Essays in submission for the prize should be sent via e mail attachment to Dr Mark McCartney at [email protected].

Applicants should also give details of their place and year of study and the title of the degree programme on which they are enrolled.

The deadline for receipt of submissions is 1st May 2012.

A poster advertising the award can be found at www.bshm.ac.uk please print and display this if you are in a position to advertise this Prize to undergraduates.